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Judy Canova

Judy Canova (November 20, 1913 – August 5, 1983) (another source gives her birth date as November 20, 1916), born Juliette Canova (some sources indicate Julietta Canova), was an American comedian, actress, singer, and radio personality. She appeared on Broadway and in films. She hosted her own self-titled network radio program, a popular series broadcast from 1943 to 1955.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 20th, 1913 (Starke), Died August 5th, 1983 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, yodeling

Notes: Sister of Anne Canova and Zeke Canova.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151159 10-in. 12/18/1930 I've been hoodooed Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151160 10-in. 12/18/1930 Pore little thing cried mammy Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151165 10-in. 12/18/1930 Whoa, Buck, whoa Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151166 10-in. 12/18/1930 Nothin' but the blood of Jesus Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151167 10-in. 12/19/1930 Why did they dig Ma's grave so deep? Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W151168 10-in. 12/19/1930 Hannah, my love Three Georgia Crackers Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W152590 10-in. 12/11/1933 Mississippi waters Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Female-male vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist  
Columbia W152591 10-in. 12/11/1933 Don't let my mother know Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist  
Columbia W152592 10-in. 12/11/1933 When the sun goes down behind the hill (And the moon begins to rise) Anne, Judy and Zeke Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin), string bass, and guitar vocalist  
Columbia W152593 10-in. 12/11/1933 Me and my still Anne, Judy and Zeke Mixed vocal trio, with yodeling and instrumental ensemble vocalist, yodeling  
Columbia W152594 10-in. 12/11/1933 My old model T Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist  
Columbia W152595 10-in. 12/11/1933 Ain't gonna grieve my Lord any more Anne, Judy and Zeke with Pete Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist  
Decca L 3638 10-in. 10/9/1944 Goodnight soldier Judy Canova vocalist  
Decca L 3639 10-in. 10/9/1944 A tiny little voice (in a tiny little prayer) Judy Canova vocalist  
Decca L 3640 10-in. 10/9/1944 You sang my love to somebody Judy Canova vocalist  
Decca L 3641 10-in. 10/9/1944 You don't have to say you're sorry Judy Canova vocalist  
Decca L 3900 10-in. 7/28/1945 Stars and stripes on Iwo Jima Judy Canova vocalist  
Decca L 3901 10-in. 7/28/1945 I was wrong Judy Canova vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Canova, Judy," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105689.

Canova, Judy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105689.

"Canova, Judy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105689

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